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This is the Last Year You Can Buy a New Full-Sized Pickup Truck With a Manual Transmission

The 2018 Ram 2500 will be the last big truck you can buy with a manual transmission. Ram’s three-pedal option is going away for 2019, and every other brand abandoned stick shift for its full-sized trucks a long time ago. It’s not surprising, but it’s still sad.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 Ford Ranger Isn’t the Ranger You Remember, but It’s Good at What It Does

The Ford Ranger seems to strike a personal chord with pretty much everybody in America; I remember being crammed into the jump seats of my dad’s as a kid. When the “return” of the truck in the form of the 2019 Ford Ranger was announced, people reacted like it was going to be personally delivered […]

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What Do You Want to Know About the Volkswagen Amarok?

Let me get this out of the way right now: the Chicken Tax is bad and dumb for preventing us from getting good little trucks like the Volkswagen Amarok. It should die. I’m spending the week in an Amarok, camping out at the Nürburgring and flooring it on the autobahn like a maniac. What would […]

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The 2019 Ford F-150 Limited Luxury Truck Gets the Raptor’s 450 HP Engine

The 2018 Ford F-150 is still available with a good old fashioned V8, but the top engine option is the turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6. Even better than that is the High Output 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6, but you can only get that in the Raptor off-road truck—until 2019, when you’ll be able to get the big […]

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We May Have Found The Perfect Pickup Truck

I try to avoid lobbing clichés like “holy grail” and “ultimate barn find” around too often, but we’ve got a freaking 1983 Toyota four-wheel drive manual transmission single cab pickup truck with less than 8,000 miles on our hands here, people. It’s time to freak out.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Watch A Boulder Remind A Ford Ranger Owner That Payload Capacities Are A Real Thing

I know that the specs listed about trucks are just long columns of boring numbers, but those numbers actually do have some meaning in the messy real world. The amount of weight you can comfortably place in the bed of the truck, the payload, that’s one of those numbers. Even though neither that boulder or […]

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The 2019 GMC Sierra Elevation Is A Four-Cylinder Pickup With A Face You Won’t Forget

GMC just debuted a new version of the 2019 GMC Sierra called the “Elevation,” and not only is it damn good looking, but it also comes stock with an all-new 2.7-liter turbocharged inline-four engine, and can be optioned with an “X31" off-road package. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I’m Trading My Prius For A Cheap Pickup! What Car Should I Buy?

Alex wrecked his Prius, but he is using this as an opportunity to get what he has always wanted: a pickup truck. The only hangup is that his budget is tight, and we all know finding a good truck for cheap is not easy. What car should he buy?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 GMC Sierra Has The World’s First Carbon Fiber Bed 

The 2019 GMC Sierra is, as ever, an upscale variant of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. Today GM announced what’s in the latest version, and more interestingly, how it’s different from its Chevy counterpart. Actually, it’s got one thing that makes it different from every other pickup ever.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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